What is Implantable cardiac monitor?

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An implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is a computer device that is inserted into the chest wall, it is designed to continuously monitor and record heart rhythms. This device helps inform healthcare providers about electrical information of the heart over a period of time.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Implantable cardiac monitor

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Implantable cardiac monitor

Dosage Patients
24 hr daily 1

Duration

Currently using Implantable cardiac monitor

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped using Implantable cardiac monitor

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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1 patient evaluation for Implantable cardiac monitor

Sep 17, 2015 (Started May 22, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Evaluation/monitoring)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: ICM was implanted to rule out the presence of flutter, A-fib & V-tach. Happy to report not a peep from it yet.

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